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A Twist on Traditional Living Spaces

May 28, 2015
Designer Ann Lowengart knows that traditional doesn't have to mean predictable. Lowengart incorporated various patterns and colors with classic furniture to put a twist on traditional design.
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Bright Blue Bookshelves in Traditional Living Room

In this traditional living room, blue built-in bookshelves nobly frame the fireplace providing plenty of storage and display space for this family's collections and photos. An unusual metal pendant light draws the eye upward and brings additional architectural interest to the room.

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Rich Blue Living Room With White Tulips & Fireside Seating

A traditional living room gets a colorful design twist with pretty blue walls. Another fun visual element is introduced with the layering of different patterns for the rug, armchairs, accent pillows and curtains.

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Lovely Traditional Bedroom With Monogrammed Pillows

A multicolored floral upholstered headboard softens all the white crispness happening in this traditional bedroom. The deep built-in shelves and storage cabinets on either side of the bed are a brilliant space-saving move.

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Bold Red Traditional Bedroom With Floral Curtains

Simple blue and white bedding crisply contrasts with the vibrant floral curtains and upholstered bed frame in this traditional bedroom. Built-in floor-to-ceiling shelves and cabinets frame the bed and provide lots of storage and display space.